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Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Thru Jun. 1 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Swan LakeThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 21 – 26 Matthew Bourne brings his breakout international hit to the Kennedy Center for the first time.
Drum TAO 2020Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7 Internationally-acclaimed percussion artists.
Easy Women Smoking Loose CigarettesSignature Theatre
Feb. 18 – Mar. 29 Firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and subversive - stir.
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
National Archives SleepoverNational Archives
Sat. Feb 1 A night of adventure awaits at the National Archives!
Gun & PowderSignature Theatre
Jan. 28 – Feb. 23 Two light-skinned African-American women who passed themselves as White to become notorious outlaws in the Wild West.
Shanghai Chinese Orchestra (part of Lunar New Year Celebration)The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 Grammy Award®–winning artist Tang Muhai returns to the Kennedy Center to conduct the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra.
The National Ballet of Canada: The Sleeping BeautyThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 A colorful pageant danced to Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music.
Thu. Feb 13 Hawaii-born Shimabukuro melds elements of pop and jazz into his passionate performances, emoting pure joy with virtuosic flair.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 19 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Broadway Center Stage: Next to NormalThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 29 – Feb. 2
NSO: Bronfman plays Beethoven / Holst's The PlanetsThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 19
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20
NSO Pops: Megan Hilty and Cheyenne JacksonThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 13 – 15
National Philharmonic: Jupiter Symphony/Orli ShahamStrathmore
Sun. Jan 19
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's TaleFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 27
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15
NSO: Dvořák's Cello ConcertoThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 6 – 9
Riffs and Relations: Terrance HayesThe Phillips Collection
Thu. Apr 23
Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 4 – 9